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Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe
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Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup Recipe

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My three boys love this recipe and I even send it in their school lunches! I sometimes add ham for a meat option or sprinkle with chopped bacon pieces. —Amy Samuel, North Pole, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 9 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 2 medium leeks (white portion only), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sodium-free chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (12 ounces) reduced-fat evaporated milk
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 224 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash 2 cups potatoes; set aside.
  2. In a Dutch oven, saute leeks in oil until tender. Whisk the flour, bouillon granules and broth until smooth. Gradually stir into pan. Add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Stir in mashed potatoes. Add spinach, salt, pepper and remaining potatoes; cook just until spinach is wilted. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup in Healthy Cooking April/May 2012, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 224 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Reviews for Creamy Spinach & Potato Soup

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2014

My Husband liked this soup but, I had to thin it a little I think I should have cut back on the 1/2cup flour.

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

We really enjoyed this soup, it was very easy to prepare on top of that

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

Used The Flavor Enhancers InsteadOfBouillon. My New Favorite Soup.

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Reviewed Sep. 13, 2013

I just made this soup. It's easy, quick, and filling. Not to mention it's cheap for those on a budget. It's a new favorite for me and my family!

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2013

I made this wonderful soup today. I did add an extra 1/2 tsp. of salt. The soup is so flavorful it is a recipe that I will make again and add to my fave soup recipes.

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